Secretary of “Islamic Cooperation”: East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine

Secretary General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, affirmed the organization’s absolute commitment and firm support for the Palestinian people’s right to sovereignty over the occupied land, including the city of East Jerusalem as the state capital. of Palestine, the religious and spiritual centrality of this city and the eternal attachment of Muslims from all over the world to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.

This took place during the opening session of the open-ended extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee of the Organization at the level of standing delegates to discuss the Israeli attacks. in course against the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, which was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat yesterday, at the request of the Republic of Indonesia and chaired by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, head of the fourteenth session of the Islamic Summit Conference.

The Secretary General indicated that he had sent letters to several international actors, expressing the organization’s rejection and condemnation of the Israeli occupation’s attempts to impose the temporal and spatial division of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and demanded that these parties and the international community to take urgent action to end Israel’s violations of the holy places.

In his speech, Taha called more than ever to mobilize political, economic and gods efforts media to protect the city of Jerusalem and its holy places, support the steadfastness of its people in the face of Israeli plans to Judaize and defend Palestinian inalienable rights within it, and move responsibly and communicate with all international actors and international bodies interested in take appropriate political and legal measures against Israel, the occupying power, and put pressure on it to stop its continuing violations against the Palestinian people and their sanctities. It also called on all international actors to assume their responsibilities and engage in sponsoring a political path leading to an end to the Israeli occupation and embodying the establishment of an independent and sovereign state of Palestine on the 1967 border with Jerusalem. East as its capital, based on international law, relevant United Nations resolutions and the Initiative pace Arab.

For his part, Dr. Saleh bin Hamad Al-Suhaibani confirmed that the Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz said during his presidency of the 29th Arab Summit held in the city of Dhahran that Palestine is our prime cause, and that Palestine and its people are in the consciousness of Arabs and Muslims, stressing at the same time that it will also remain, until the brotherly Palestinian people obtain all their legitimate rights, first of which is the establishment of their independent state, and that the Palestinian cause represents the main pillar of the work of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation and the focus of all our attention so that the Palestinian fraternal people obtain all their legitimate rights guaranteed by the resolutions of international legitimacy and the Initiative of pace Arab.

He added that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in how strongly it condemns and denounces the repeated Israeli attacks and provocative violations against the faithful and faithful in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque; At the same time, it urgently calls on the international community to take effective action to play its role in holding the Israeli occupation forces fully accountable for these crimes and violations and their negative consequences on the chances of relaunching the process of paceas these provocative actions threaten to blow up the arena of conflict in the region.